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stevenson is in san francisco tonight and tells us how they handled it there. david? >> reporter: frank, parents and the school district worked to explain the massacre to young students here while also working to prevent a similar event from happening here. >> reporter: as newton, connecticut laid to rest some of the children, san francisco worked to reassure children and others. >> it is a sheltering. >> reporter: she says her group sent parents information on how to talk to kids about the tragedy. >> we had the range of feed back from parents. you know, very worried, very emotional. to pragmatic. >> reporter: this principal canceled a press conference to address staffers and students about safety. at other schools counselors were made available. districts asked principal to review their emergency plans. every school has a emergency plan for different scenarios. >> reporter: the superintendent says more fences and locks won't stop someone intent on entering a school. >> it is not about stuff, it is about people, people knowing what to do, well informed student body that feels comfortab
to keep their clothes on in san francisco. the board of supervisors passed the ban there afternoon. we were there as an unusual protest unfolded at city hall. >> reporter: that's right. the ban on public nudity passed its second and final vote. that led to yet another naked protest inside city hall. >> colleagues asked that we temporarily recess this meeting. >> nudists protested as san francisco supervisors gave their final approval to a ban on public nudity. the nudists are anticipating a court battle to restore what they see as their first amendment rights. >> we will continue fighting this no matter what it takes until this legislation is dead. >> one supervisor says he created the ordinance after years of complaints primarily from gay men living in the castro district. >> it will still be legal to be nude on a beach, to be nude at folsom street fair, bay to breakers, pride. >> been a takes effect february 1. >> there are so many families and people who have told me they're really sorry they can't come to the neighborhood anymore because of this. >> for others public nudity is what
, the san francisco fire department, you know, our thoughts are with the families with the department, with those members that were hurt. a tragic turn of events. >> san francisco fire called the shooting a cowardly act. >>> police called in a bomb squad and evacuated a neighborhood after a man injured himself while making a pipe bomb. police were called observe 2:00 p.m. yesterday -- before 2:00 p.m. yesterday. authorities it had to evacuate the area. police say the suspect had burns on his hands and face. he was arrested on suspicion of possession and manufacturing explosive devices. >>> a police officer was shot and killed in milwaukee this morning. investigators say the officer was found around 5:00 a.m. this morning. police started searching for her two hours earlier after she didn't respond. investigators do not have a suspect or motive. >> thousands of bay area nurses are walking picket lines. [ singing ] >> close to 5,000 nurses at 9 sutter health facilities are holding a one day strike. they say they are striking over health benefits, sick pay and staffing levels. this is the
, very quiet and more tamer than the one in san francisco. wells fargo has special help for people starting tomorrow at the oakland civic -- convention center. paul chambers, ktvu channel 2 news. >> we were the first to bring you the story of a string of robberies at the carquinez bridge toll plaza. now three men are under arrest. ktvu's ken pritchett is live with the slow steady case that came together for investigators. ken? >> reporter: the chp says it happened this way, a car pulls up, it would stop, someone would get out and threaten the toll both worker. that happened 10 times at this toll lawser in the last -- plaza in the last year. at the carquinez bridge toll plaza with armed robbers hit the location repeatedly. >> they were hard to identify. >> reporter: he says three men have now been identified and arrested. robert larry white, christopher lee miller, david joseph morales. the chp believes they are responsible for 3-10 robberies here at the carquinez bridge toll plaza. the investigation was difficult because they used stolen cars. investigators had help from the police
. >>>-- san francisco grieves with those affected by the need less and horrifying violence this morning in connecticut. school staff in san francisco say they are ready to help students and family who may be reacting to this tragedy. as law enforcement unraveled what led to today's shooting. people are asking themselves why would somebody do such a thing. jade hernandez live in san francisco with what medical experts had to say. >> reporter: experts do agree this young man was very, very sick. a former fbi profiler who now heads his own security firm says the shooter had to exhibit warning signs. >> always something that precedes this, it doesn't come out of the blue. >> there must have been some interaction, must have been some conversation, some communication that he was, he was sick. >> reporter: our society provided him an idea on how to punish people around him for whatever he might have felt. >> it has to do with our culture, hollywood, movies, it has to do with the gun culture. >> reporter: the medical director at alta base medical center is clear about one thing. >> things happe
they are dropping back down to the 50s and 60s. napa like now 57 degrees. downtown san francisco, 66. and san josi, right about 61 degrees. reporting fair skies. overnight lows will be chilly overnight once again, so you definitely want to bundle up for work and school your monday morning. overnight readings in the upper 30s to santa rosa and to the 40s or san francisco and pacifica. san josi, 44 degrees. we're starting out the day in the chilly 30s and 40s. in the afternoon, most areas back into the mid to upper 60s once again. so not much of a change in temperatures, but i'm tracking a cooling trend and when shower chances resurface in in our five-day forecast. >>> thank you, mark. >>> the lights are now back on for thousands of south bay residents after a car crash knock out powers to four neighborhoods. a car struck a utility polite on homestead road in sunnyvale. the accident caused tree branches to fall, as you see here, bringing down the wires. the collision caught pout power 6500 customers. we spoke to one resident who said the whole thing was so loud it actually woke him up. >> i was in
incase of the flooding but they closed it. >> to ktvu's lorraine blanco who is live in san francisco where the power has been out for most of the day in the sunset district. >> reporter: right now dozens of people are without power. pg&e crews hard at work trying to restore power. for crews across the bay area, the wild weather left quite a mess. >> reporter: heavy saturation toppled this pine tree today. blocking two lanes and blocking up computers in daily city. firefighters helping the chp. no one was hurt but it has been a while. >> our crews have been working all night. calls been very busy. 30 minutes sleep last night. very busy. >> reporter: in san francisco heavy winds and rain snapped this power pole before sun rise in the sunset district. >> when it happened there were tons of sparks and lightning. >> reporter: at one point 8400 customers lost power here. pg&e said they have been working all day to repair. >> the stuff in the freezer might be going. i missed the football game. not too bad. >> reporter: they agree. although the creek is high, it is fun to play in the puddle.
are veterans themselves. the navy team is in san francisco to play in the -- in the kraft hunger bowl. >> we're here to play some football but this is going to last much ph-fp longer. >> reporter: at glide memorial church, here the navy's opponent the team from arizona state university did their part. >> it's awesome being able to come help people out here. >> reporter: glide too served thousands of people on this christmas day as it does every day of the year but the money donated for the holidays and its abundance of volunteers is not seen often. >> we're going to put a doesn't in this lack of money and the lack of participation of people wanting to do what's right and what's righteous and what's loving and genuine and kind. >> reporter: there was a time when glide could serve everyone who came forward now the demand in recent years has been too great. as far as volunteers they had plenty today. they say they need more volunteers after the holidays say in january. they say there will be plenty of slots open for those volunteers. in san francisco, ken pritchett, ktvu channel 2 news. >>> tod
problems that intersection. >>> san francisco seen a rise in domestic violence cases this year. ktvu's david stevenson shows us a new campaign to turn the trend around. >> reporter: san francisco officials launched a peace at home campaign to reduce domestic violence cases. >> we know from years of experience and data suggested to us that domestic violence goes up during the holidays. our domestic violence shelters are handling 29% more bed nights for victims of domestic violence. >> reporter: the domestic violence cases jumped 98%. there is $750,000 in legal service funds for immigrants who are victims of domestic violence. >> domestic violence is a crime and must be treated as such. >> domestic violence became a top political issue after the mayor suspended san francisco sheriff ross mirkarimi. a campaign launched yesterday aiming aiming to encourage ross mirkarimi to step down. >> now i think this is primarily driven not by the sheriff but by the statistics we are reacting to. the information about increased calls and cries for help. >> the campaign continues in january with ads
was found badly beaten in san francisco. >> reporter: the home to the 16- year-old who has a mental capacity of a 7-year-old. today i reached out to the ceo to get a statement, he hasn't returned our call but the father did. >> i am excited someone has been arrested for what happened to my daughter. >> reporter: tuesday night she left the facility and was last seen here at the bart center. two days later she turned up on a muni bus in san francisco. her father believes she was sexually assaulted. >> by the bruises, i know what happened. i know what happened. the police know what happened but they after the discussing it with me. >> reporter: the police say we would like to provide you information. but at this time we can only confirm an arrest has been made. >> i am going to do everything i can to make sure he spends the rest of his life in prison. >> reporter: why he says she upset is because the media notified him about the arrest. he told us they are supposed to have a press conference tomorrow. live, paul chambers, ktvu channel 2 news. >>> authorities locked down a middle school today af
you can check out those stolen goods and fill out a claim form. reporting live in san francisco, david stephenson, ktvu channel 2 news. >>> we have learned that the state is investigating the oakland group home that an autistic girl walked away from last week before she was kidnap and had sexually assaulted. this as the suspect 36-year-old gary atkinson was scheduled to make a plea today on kidnapping, rape, and other charges but instead his hearing was pushed back to the 17th. police say atkinson abduct it had teenager from the fright vail bart station. the center has denied our repeated requests for an interview. >>> police in palo alto are warning people to be on guard after two women were attacked on downtown streets. >> almost got sick to my stomach when i first saw it. it was horrible. >> an elderly homeless woman named bunny became the latest victim early sunday morning. police say a man repeatedly punched her in the head and rifled through her pockets for cash. that same morning another woman was pushed to the ground and also punched in her face. the suspect tried to grab her p
time anz the recent storms have made it worse. >> reporter: in san francisco, news chopper 2 was overhead after flootding shut down an entire side of the great highway. the two-mile stretch spanning from lincoln to slope shut down early this afternoon. you can see cones and cars driving through a substantial amount of water. and back here in oakland, the folks who live here tell me they're unsure of what's going to happen to this tree but without this -- but at this point, they're without their rides. >>> about two hours ago, pg&e restored power to all customers following a large outage after a crash in oakland. the crash happened around 2:00 this morning. it knocked down power lines and caused an outage affecting some 6800 customers. pg&e said most customers were back online within about an hour and a half. about 2400 customers remain in the dark until about two years ago. >>> the first snow fell in the sierra today. ken prich set live along interstate 08 and experienced first hand just how slow going the traffic was on the way up. ken? >> reporter: we did, indeed. you can
channel 2 news. . >>> pedestrian in san francisco was killed today. he was walking long market street and crossing about 2:30 p.m. this afternoon when it happened. a witness saw a white dodge ram hit the man and drove away. police stopped the driver. there is word the driver is cooperating with authorities. >> three men in contra costa county have been shot within one block of each other. all three shootings happened here highway 4 and l street. two 1 gunned down this morning. one of the victims was the stepson of a man who was shot and killed on saturday. a local pastor knew the man who died. >> a father, husband, dad and he loved to fish. i see him all the time. and we were friends. >> a candlelight vigil was held last night for saturday's victim. police have not said if they believe the shootings are connected and at this point they have no suspects. >>> we have new information in a homicide probe in the city. neighbors discovered a man and woman bound and gagged last night. the man died and tonight ktvu's david stevenson is live where investigators are waiting to talk to the woman
, it appears, at this point, reporting live in san francisco, rita williams, ktvu channel 2 news. >> rita told us he has localized prostate cancer. that's cancer confined to the prostate gland and has not spread elsewhere in the body. that usually means it's easily treated and more easily cured. there will be more than 240,000 more cases of all types of prostate cancer in the u.s. this year and there will be more than 28,000 deaths from prostate cancer. >> a federal judge approved a plan for a court appointed director to oversee the oakland police department. city officials agreed to the term of the plan. the director will have broad authority including the power to dismiss the police chief but the plan falls short of a federal take over. the court decision stems from a decade old police brutality lawsuit that claims that rogue officers called the writers beat or framed suspects. >> the moments before two people were left bound and gagged right in the middle of a street in san francisco. one of them later died. david is here now and tells us it appears that these victims were specifically targ
airport. and shifting the maps up to the north, not a lot to show you in san francisco. we have more rain showers in the forecast for tonight. coming up i'll have those details. also the timing of two more tomorrow storms. >> up in the sierra it's snow right now. they could get anywhere from 2 to 5 feet by this sunday. mike, what's it like up there? >> reporter: expected to be a night of travel. if what we saw earlier today because of this snow is any indication, if you've got travel plans, you need to watch this. the pictures -- >> severe. >> reporter: speak -- >> nerve wracking. >> reporter: for themselves. when the snow finally hit it the sierra it hit fast. >> we didn't see it coming. >> reporter: this was the 5000 elevation level this morning. this was the exact same spot 30 minutes later. >> and it's not just the snow. -- >> reporter: it's also the wind gusting making conditions hard to see. wind and snow combine to create at times moments of whiteout driving conditions. at times conditions got such that portions of interstate 80 shut down, traffic at a standstill because of these c
now. 43 in fairfield currently. downtown san francisco 49 and san jose currently checking in around 50 degrees. here's a look at live storm tracker 2. not all is reaching the ground. but reports of rainfall at least a few sprinkles moving into parts of san francisco. san jose just some cloud cover. a few sprinkles, a few very light showers moving toward the bay bridge. and up in the north bay, santa rosa reporting some cloud cover but just up to the north, we do have light rain reported toward clover dale and the heelsburg area. in addition to the rainfall we're tracking some rainfall as well. those pink shades are snow being detected with the radar. snow levels coming down to 4800 to 4700 feet as we head into the evening hours. the one part of your weekend that is dry and we do have a high surf advisory to talk about. we'll let you know when that kicks into the area. >>> what does all the rain mean for our water supply. the update we got on reservoirs in the south bay. >>> a lot of snow has fallen this week in the sierra which translates into big business. mike leary is joins us after
. >> reporter: san francisco police this afternoon announced an arrest and violent crime that stunned this neighborhood. the two were found lying on brussel street. >> the male victim appeared to have blunt trauma and gunshot wounds. the female victim also appeared to have blunt force trauma. >> reporter: reed died that night, the young woman is in critical condition but is recovering. >> investigators followed up in leads that led them to a house. where we took into custody five individuals. >> reporter: police arrested 32- year-old maelene lintz and 29- year-old montrali brackes. tiler miller, heather leech and maryann manalastas. >> there was a report that there was a connection between the victims and the suspects. >> reporter: one of those suspects has bailed out. we asked to speak with the remaining four suspects being held in jail. but all of them declined interviews. the district attorney's office tells us it is reviewing the police case and has 48 hours to decide on the charges. >>> police are investigating a robbery at a macy's store. someone broke the store's doors. police
was a san francisco supervisor. he cannot believe that gay marriage will be debated by the supreme court this had spring. >> especially for someone like me who's been around for a long time. this is a good thing because i was always laughed at and felt that it couldn't happen. > . >> we're very hopeful that had the decision will break in favor of allowing committed same sex couples. >> we will hear from the former mayor of san francisco, who shart -- started issuing licenses in 2004. . >> you can go to ktvu.com for tleet coverage of the -- complete coverage. and reaction from both sides of the the same sex marriage issue. . >> in other knews tonight a couple accused of killing a hercules woman appeared in court and pleaded not. they denied all chargings in relation to the deths. the woman was found stabbed to death in her home. the defendants are due back in court on march 1st the record for a setting of a hearing date. >> police say an investigation lead to the arrest of a 23-year old woman. they say she was part of a gang related shooting that claimed the life of a 17-year old.
undergone training and plan to hold more sessions in the future. >>> san francisco woman who was being held in connection with the death of her daughter has been released from jail. the girl was found laying on the sidewalk and died at the hospital. police arrested the mother, 46- year-old heidi heidelberg on suspicion of felony child endangerment. now they say she was released and no charges have been brought pending further investigation. >>> scare shut down a post office this morning. workers called 911 after noticing a mysterious spuddal. -- puddle. firefighters called in hazmat and they determined it was pepper spray. >> there was a small canter of petraeus sex scandal in that -- of pepper spray in that room. >> pepper spray is used to protect them from aggressive dogs. . >>> firefighters found a body inside a storage unit at an apartment complex. this video you will see only on 2. after putting out a fire in the unit firefighters discovered the body. the person had been sleeping there and alcohol was among the debris. >> it is very sad that somebody would die like that. you know, that
last week. two san francisco police officers saved the infant's life by performing cpr and rushing the baby to the hospital. 39-year-old nicca gnash has been charged. >> the bay area is bracing for one of the coldest nights of the year. how the cold may actually help certain plants. >> reporter: right now we happen to be at fire station 2 in san rafael. their fire trucks are equipped with ski gees. they have access to high power water vacuums. this is how folks are preparing for freezing temperatures. at sunny side nursery, workers moved a couple thousand plants under an overhang. >> these are things that come in that we don't want it exposed to the freeze coming in. >> reporter: preparation here for tonight's freeze warning began days ago when these young citrus plants were moved out of the elements. >> this this has come out in the last couple of weeks. the tissue is soft and tender. this is the stuff that gets damaged. sounds like bill martin is calling for it to get down to 30 tonight, which below freezing but not real, not a killing frost. so people should be conscious of cove
are expected in and out of san francisco tomorrow. it is the bizzest travel day. -- busiest travel day. jade hernandez, ktvu channel 2 news. >> there are several ways to keep track of the storms, update through www.ktvu.com, look for the link near the top of the page or follow us on twitter and we post updates on the ktvu channel 2 news facebook page. much of the mid-west is digging out from a snowstorm that dumped a foot of snow in some locations. >> iowa and wisconsin suffered the brunt of the storm with heavy snow fall and temperatures dipping into the single digits. the storm is creating harsh conditions in the planes and making travel -- plains and making travel difficult. it is responsible for the cancellation of a thousand nights. >> are you with pg&e? prepare for a rate hike. the public utilities commission allowed them to make the rate hike. ktvu's tom vacar broke down what it will cost. >> reporter: indeed the system wide improvements will cost all of us more in a few days. >> reporter: it is a lot of money but less than what pg&e asked for. >> only 299 million or 39% of the amount
. >>> san francisco police are searching for a teenager who escaped. a transport service was bringing the 16-year-old by the -- boy to the center. the teen somehow managed to escape. the driver tried to chase the teen but lost track of him. officers say the boy from extradited from southern california. he was black, and was last seen wearing a glittery black tank top and dark acid-wash jeans. >>> a lawsuit has been filed in the case of misconduct by san francisco police officers. he filed the lawsuit on behalf of three people who say they were wrongfully arrested last year. they said the police officers said they had permission to conduct drug searches. the city hasn't responded. >>> pg&e was fixing a gas leak that forced evacuation of part of a neighborhood. three homes were evacuated after the leak that was detected last night. a crew determined the leak was from a broken gas main. the situation caused tense moments for neighbors. >> first thing that came in my mind was the san bruno thing and stuff. but there was only three houses that were evacuated. i knew it wasn't that bad. >> pg&e ra
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